Criminology courses

Have you always enjoyed crime dramas? Maybe you love solving puzzles and clues? If you’re an analytical thinker in search of a varied and exciting career, our distance learning criminology courses could be just what you’re looking for.

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Criminology is the study of crime from a social perspective. It sets out to examine crimes and those who commit them, with a view to preventing them in the future and reducing the likelihood of reoffending.

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Crime Scene Investigation Level 3

Discover the various methods crime scene investigators use to record and recover evidence to help solve crimes.

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Criminal Psychology Level 3

An increasingly popular career choice, you’ll learn about the psychology of crime, its detection and prevention.

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Criminology Advanced Diploma

Increase your knowledge of the UK justice system, key debates, and criminal behaviour in various contexts.

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Criminology Level 3

Take a peak into the complexities of human behaviour, forensics, and law enforcement with this level 3 criminology course

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Forensic Psychology Level 3

Learn aspects of forensic psychology, including profiling, criminal behaviour and theory relating to committing offences.

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Forensic Science Level 3

Your first step in forensic science, learn procedures used to collect evidence and how crime scenes are investigated.

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Private Investigator Course Level 3

Gain insight into the world of Private Investigation, and develop key skills in surveillance and evidence collection.

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Psychological Profiling Course

Delve into the captivating realm of understanding and analysing individuals on a deep level and embark on a journey that equips you with the skills to decipher the complex workings of the mind, unravelling the intricate layers of the human psyche.

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Do criminologists get paid well?

The Government’s national career service states that the average salary for a criminologist can start at £23,500 and go up to £36,000 once you’ve gained experience.

Although, becoming a criminologist is not the only pathway you can take once qualified. You can also work in the police or probation sector, within the forensics department or become a civil service administrator.

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​​How long does a criminology course take?

That depends on which criminology course you select and whether you opt for a traditional school setting or an online one. Our online criminology courses can take, on average, between six and 12 months to complete.

Because you have access to your learning materials 24 hours a day, and there are no set lesson times, you’re in complete control. As a result, you can complete your course in less time or take longer should you need to.

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Why study a criminology course online with Oxbridge?

If you’re interested in a career in the criminal justice sector, taking a criminology course with Oxbridge could set you on the right path. Whether it’s A-level Law, Forensic ScienceCrime Scene Investigation or an Advanced Criminology Diploma, we offer a range of online distance learning courses that are perfect for budding criminologists.

You’ll be studying with a trusted and experienced distance learning provider with outstanding support guaranteed when you enrol with us. Our award-winning learning platform and supportive, knowledgeable tutors have led to our students achieving remarkable pass rates.

You can enrol online or speak with our learning advisers for more help and advice.

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What is a criminology course?

Criminology is the study of crime from a social perspective. It sets out to examine crimes and those who commit them, with a view to preventing them in the future and reducing the likelihood of reoffending.

It falls under a subgroup of sociology, so you can expect to study biology, psychology, penology and more as part of your education.

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